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Improving Talent Management in CRE

The report examines best practices in recruitment, training and retention for commercial real estate development firms. The study draws on interviews and focus groups with developers, interviews with executive recruiters, and a survey of NAIOP members. 

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Strategic Plan 2024-2026

NAIOP is launching a bold strategic plan that will steer our work over the next three years. It’s more than a set of goals. It’s a renewed vision for the commercial real estate industry and our association that will lay the foundation for long-term success. While our mission remains unchanged, we’re committed to enhancing the value we offer our members. 

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Upcoming Events

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners.

Events Near You
Jul 16
NAIOP Chapter Leadership Webinar: Building Value for Members

NAIOP webinars deliver expert insights into the latest research and trends to help you make informed business decisions. Webinars are free for NAIOP members.

This is a NAIOP members only webinar.

Aug 06
How Developers Can Prepare for PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Regulations Webinar

NAIOP webinars deliver expert insights into the latest research and trends to help you make informed business decisions. Webinars are free for NAIOP members. Nonmembers can register for a small fee.

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Oct 07
I.CON Cold Storage 2024

The first cold storage conference created for industrial real estate developers, I.CON Cold Storage will provide insights from leading professionals about opportunities and challenges in this dynamic sector.

Oct 08
Oct 10
CRE.Converge 2024

Industrial, office, mixed-use, multifamily. Networking, education, project tours and special events. It all converges at NAIOP’s fall conference!

Feb 03
Feb 05
Chapter Leadership and Legislative Retreat 2025

NAIOP celebrates and empowers those who step up to lead their local chapter. You motivate volunteers, delegate tasks and manage schedules. You raise awareness, conduct community outreach and demonstrate the value of membership. You contribute your time, your expertise, and your dollars. NAIOP provides the annual Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat for you.

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Mar 26
Mar 27
I.CON West 2025: The Industrial Conference

The premier event exclusively focused on the development, operation and expansion of industrial real estate, I.CON is the nation’s largest gathering of industrial real estate professionals. 


Soaring to Zero Carbon

The Summer 2024 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on The Stack, the first high-rise office project in Canada to earn Zero Carbon Building Design certification. Other feature articles examine the new realities of CRE investing across different sectors, the challenges of finding move-in-ready space for advanced manufacturing startups in the United States, and lessons learned from Mark IV’s acquisition and master planning of a 4,300-acre Opportunity Zone industrial project in northern Nevada.

Browse the magazine online or download it in PDF format.

Education and Careers

Advance your career in commercial real estate with NAIOP’s courses and certificate programs.

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Center for Education

NAIOP has developed a series of well-regarded courses and webinars that focus on various specialties within commercial real estate and has assembled a faculty of industry experts to lead course sessions and share real-world experiences.

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NAIOP Conferences

There's no better opportunity for you to touch base with your peers and seize the opportunities you'll find at a NAIOP Conference.

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Industry Terms and Definitions

Look up office and industrial terms and definitions, and download a complete PDF of the glossary.

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Certificate Programs

Whether you want to further your career or gain a solid understanding of best practices in a different segment of the industry, there's no better way for professional development than by earning a NAIOP Certificate of Advanced Study.

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Advantage Series Webinars

NAIOP webinars deliver expert insights into the latest research and trends to help you make informed business decisions. Webinars are free for NAIOP members. Nonmembers can register for a small fee.

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On-demand Courses

If you would like to deepen your understanding of commercial real estate best practices and applied skills – without committing to a set weekly schedule of courses – look no further than The Center for Education’s On-demand courses.

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NAIOP’s microlearning videos allow learners to gain understanding about a specific subtopic related to commercial real estate in a “bite-size” format.

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Individual Course Modules

Just interested in one or two modules from one of NAIOP's on-demand courses? You can now register for individual modules.

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Career Development Overview

Getting in to commercial real estate: learn about the industry and how you can get involved.

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Find The Chapter Closest to you

Along with their national membership, NAIOP members simultaneously belong to one of our chapters located throughout North America. Within each chapter, members have increased opportunity to attend educational programs, network with fellow members and participate in legislative affairs efforts.

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